Leading luxury tour operator Inspiring Travel Company has launched Holiday from Home, a new digital magazine packed with top tips on how best to discover the world whilst at home. Some armchair travel examples include...
Travel-related films to inspire you for your next holiday
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Film buffs can whisk themselves away for a stay at one of the best-loved hotels in the world of film. Against a backdrop of increasing pandemonium, Wes Anderson's beautifully visual comedy romp sees a hotel lobby boy swept into a quest to retrieve a priceless painting.
When the craving for peace and solitude becomes too much to ignore, an Australian woman sets off on a solo trip across the desert from Alice Springs all the way to the Indian Ocean, with just her faithful dog and four camels for company.
The Bucket List
A heart-warming bucket list film, Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman star in this comedy-drama as a pair of terminally ill men who travel across the world together, attempting to complete all of the things that they wish they'd done during their lives.
Travel-inspire books to feed your wanderlust
On the Road by Jack Kerouac
Often considered the greatest travel novel of all time, and undeniably the defining work of the beat and counterculture movement. Against a smoky backdrop of jazz music, poetry and struggle, this semi-autobiography follows Jack Kerouac as he travels through 1950s America.
The Beach by Alex Garland
Possibly less famous than its cinematic adaptation, but considered by many as the superior version, the book follows an idyllic and isolated community of backpackers in Thailand. When new discoveries and new acquaintances shatter the peace of their existence, unexpected events unfold.
Love with a Chance of Drowning by Torre DeRauche
Embark upon a travelling whirlwind romance spanning several exotic locations. When Torre unexpectedly falls for a passionate Argentinean man, she discovers that he is about to voyage around the world on a small sailboat. Torre is terrified of deep water, but that doesn't stop her.
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